M Cotterchio

Summary

Affiliation: Cancer Care Ontario
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Assessing the validity of a self-administered food-frequency questionnaire (FFQ) in the adult population of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    Lin Liu
    Division of Community Health and Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, 300 Prince Philip Drive, St John s, NL A1B 3V6, Canada
    Nutr J 12:49. 2013
  2. pmc Association of total energy intake and macronutrient consumption with colorectal cancer risk: results from a large population-based case-control study in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ontario, Canada
    Zhuoyu Sun
    Division of Community Health and Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St, John s, NL, Canada
    Nutr J 11:18. 2012
  3. pmc Effective interventions to facilitate the uptake of breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening: an implementation guideline
    Melissa C Brouwers
    Program in Evidence based Care, Cancer Care Ontario, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:112. 2011
  4. pmc What implementation interventions increase cancer screening rates? a systematic review
    Melissa C Brouwers
    Program in Evidence based Care, Cancer Care Ontario, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:111. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary phytoestrogen intake--lignans and isoflavones--and breast cancer risk (Canada)
    Michelle Cotterchio
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 19:259-72. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Hormonal factors and the risk of breast cancer according to estrogen- and progesterone-receptor subgroup
    Michelle Cotterchio
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2L7 Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1053-60. 2003
  7. pmc Dietary phytoestrogen intake is associated with reduced colorectal cancer risk
    Michelle Cotterchio
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2L7, Canada
    J Nutr 136:3046-53. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Human breast cancer and lymphomas may share a common aetiology involving Mouse Mammary Tumour Virus (MMTV)
    M Cotterchio
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Research Unit, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Hypotheses 59:492-4. 2002
  9. pmc Red meat intake, doneness, polymorphisms in genes that encode carcinogen-metabolizing enzymes, and colorectal cancer risk
    Michelle Cotterchio
    Population Studies and Surveillance, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 2L7
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3098-107. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and breast cancer risk
    M Cotterchio
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Research Unit, Cancer Care Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:1213-7. 2001

Detail Information

Publications50

  1. pmc Assessing the validity of a self-administered food-frequency questionnaire (FFQ) in the adult population of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    Lin Liu
    Division of Community Health and Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, 300 Prince Philip Drive, St John s, NL A1B 3V6, Canada
    Nutr J 12:49. 2013
    ..The goal of the present study is to validate a self-administered version of the Hawaii FFQ modified for use in the general adult population of Newfoundland and Labrador (NL)...
  2. pmc Association of total energy intake and macronutrient consumption with colorectal cancer risk: results from a large population-based case-control study in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ontario, Canada
    Zhuoyu Sun
    Division of Community Health and Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St, John s, NL, Canada
    Nutr J 11:18. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Effective interventions to facilitate the uptake of breast, cervical and colorectal cancer screening: an implementation guideline
    Melissa C Brouwers
    Program in Evidence based Care, Cancer Care Ontario, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:112. 2011
    ..We developed an implementation guideline to answer the question: What interventions have been shown to increase the uptake of cancer screening by individuals, specifically for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers?..
  4. pmc What implementation interventions increase cancer screening rates? a systematic review
    Melissa C Brouwers
    Program in Evidence based Care, Cancer Care Ontario, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:111. 2011
    ..Our primary outcome, screening completion, was calculated as the overall median post-intervention absolute percentage point (PP) change in completed screening tests...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary phytoestrogen intake--lignans and isoflavones--and breast cancer risk (Canada)
    Michelle Cotterchio
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 19:259-72. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether phytoestrogen intake is associated with reduced breast cancer risk, using a novel phytoestrogen database...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hormonal factors and the risk of breast cancer according to estrogen- and progesterone-receptor subgroup
    Michelle Cotterchio
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2L7 Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 12:1053-60. 2003
    ..Some heterogeneity exists in the risk factor profiles of ER+PR+ and ER-PR- premenopausal breast cancer; however, risk factor profiles did not differ markedly for postmenopausal breast cancer...
  7. pmc Dietary phytoestrogen intake is associated with reduced colorectal cancer risk
    Michelle Cotterchio
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2L7, Canada
    J Nutr 136:3046-53. 2006
    ..This finding that phytoestrogen intake may reduce colorectal cancer risk is important, because dietary intake is potentially modifiable...
  8. ncbi request reprint Human breast cancer and lymphomas may share a common aetiology involving Mouse Mammary Tumour Virus (MMTV)
    M Cotterchio
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Research Unit, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Med Hypotheses 59:492-4. 2002
    ..Intriguing evidence to date suggests that the aetiology of a subgroup of human breast cancers and lymphomas may have viral involvement, and this warrants further investigation...
  9. pmc Red meat intake, doneness, polymorphisms in genes that encode carcinogen-metabolizing enzymes, and colorectal cancer risk
    Michelle Cotterchio
    Population Studies and Surveillance, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 2L7
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3098-107. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and breast cancer risk
    M Cotterchio
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Research Unit, Cancer Care Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:1213-7. 2001
    ..Our results suggest a reduction in breast cancer risk associated with any regular NSAID use. NSAID use is a modifiable factor, and any protective effect attributed to its use could be of great public health importance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Colorectal screening is associated with reduced colorectal cancer risk: a case-control study within the population-based Ontario Familial Colorectal Cancer Registry
    Michelle Cotterchio
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, M5G 2L7, Ontario, Toronto, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 16:865-75. 2005
    ..This is the first study to evaluate the association between colonic screening and colorectal cancer risk among Canadians...
  12. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant medication use and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma risk: no association
    Saira Bahl
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 160:566-75. 2004
    ..These findings do not support an increased risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma with antidepressant medication use...
  13. pmc Cigarette smoking, genetic variants in carcinogen-metabolizing enzymes, and colorectal cancer risk
    Sean P Cleary
    Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1000-14. 2010
    ..03) status. These findings support the hypothesis that prolonged cigarette smoking is associated with increased risk of colorectal cancer and that this risk may be modified by variation in carcinogen metabolism genes...
  14. ncbi request reprint Adolescent dietary phytoestrogen intake and breast cancer risk (Canada)
    Joanne Thanos
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 17:1253-61. 2006
    ..This population-based case-control study evaluated the association between adolescent dietary phytoestrogen intake and adult breast cancer risk among women in Ontario, Canada...
  15. ncbi request reprint Association between colonic screening, subject characteristics, and stage of colorectal cancer
    Laura Fazio
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:2531-9. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the association between subject factors (e.g., colonic screening, family history) and stage of colorectal cancer at diagnosis...
  16. ncbi request reprint Association between subject factors and colorectal cancer screening participation in Ontario, Canada
    Farah Ramji
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Cancer Detect Prev 29:221-6. 2005
    ..The low prevalence of colorectal cancer screening among the target population suggests the need for an increased awareness of the public health importance of colorectal cancer screening...
  17. pmc Germline MutY human homologue mutations and colorectal cancer: a multisite case-control study
    Sean P Cleary
    Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Gastroenterology 136:1251-60. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to determine colorectal cancer (CRC) risk associated with mutations in the MYH gene...
  18. pmc Family history of hormonal cancers and colorectal cancer risk: a case-control study conducted in Ontario
    Ji Hyun Jang
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Cancer 125:918-25. 2009
    ..In conclusion, individuals with a first-degree kin with breast cancer may have a modest increased risk for CRC compared to individuals without...
  19. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of the Block98 food-frequency questionnaire in a sample of Canadian women
    Beatrice Boucher
    Division of Preventive Onoclogy, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Public Health Nutr 9:84-93. 2006
    ..To assess the validity and reliability of the most recent adaptation of Block's full-diet food-frequency questionnaire (FFQ) among a sample of Canadian women...
  20. doi request reprint Vitamin D and calcium intakes and breast cancer risk in pre- and postmenopausal women
    Laura N Anderson
    Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1699-707. 2010
    ..Some evidence suggests that vitamin D may reduce breast cancer risk. Despite the biological interaction between vitamin D and calcium, few studies have evaluated their joint effects on breast cancer risk...
  21. ncbi request reprint Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug use and breast cancer risk: subgroup findings
    Victoria A Kirsh
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Research Unit, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 166:709-16. 2007
    ..84). Breast cancer risk tended to decrease with increasing duration of NSAID use and was generally lowest for >or=7 years of use, and both acetylsalicylic acid and non-acetylsalicylic acid use were associated with reduced risks...
  22. pmc Fecal occult blood testing: people in Ontario are unaware of it and not ready for it
    Paul Ritvo
    Cancer Care Ontario, Division of Preventive Oncology, 620 University Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 2L7
    Can Fam Physician 55:176-177.e4. 2009
    ..To determine factors that influence awareness of, and readiness to undergo, fecal occult blood testing (FOBT) for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dietary phytoestrogens, including isoflavones, lignans, and coumestrol, in nonvitamin, nonmineral supplements commonly consumed by women in Canada
    Lilian U Thompson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3E2
    Nutr Cancer 59:176-84. 2007
    ..Hence, the intake of supplements should be taken into consideration in clinical or epidemiological studies for more accurate estimation of phytoestrogen intakes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D intake from food and supplements among Ontario women based on the US block food frequency questionnaire with and without modification for Canadian food values
    Laura N Anderson
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 101:318-21. 2010
    ..To measure and compare dietary vitamin D intake among women in Ontario using a modified Block 1998 (US) food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) before and after modification for Canadian-specific vitamin D food fortification...
  25. ncbi request reprint Antihistamine use and breast cancer risk
    Victoria Nadalin
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Research Unit, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Cancer 106:566-8. 2003
    ..No confounding or effect modification was identified in multivariate modeling. Our findings do not support the hypothesis that women who use antihistamines are at a greater breast cancer risk than those who do not...
  26. ncbi request reprint Menstrual and reproductive risk factors and risk for gastric adenocarcinoma in women: findings from the canadian national enhanced cancer surveillance system
    Sarah Frise
    Drug Safety Department, AstraZeneca, Mississauga, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 16:908-16. 2006
    ..The role of menstrual and reproductive risk factors for gastric cancer has not been well studied...
  27. pmc Lifestyle, dietary, and medical history factors associated with pancreatic cancer risk in Ontario, Canada
    Laura N Anderson
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 20:825-34. 2009
    ..Possible pancreatic cancer risk factors were evaluated within the population-based Ontario Pancreas Cancer Study...
  28. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant medication use and breast cancer risk: a case-control study
    Allan Steingart
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 32:961-6. 2003
    ..A population-based case-control study was designed specifically to examine this association among women in Ontario, Canada...
  29. ncbi request reprint Comparison of papanicolaou (Pap) test rates across Ontario and factors associated with cervical screening
    Gordon Fehringer
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 96:140-4. 2005
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogen content of foods consumed in Canada, including isoflavones, lignans, and coumestan
    Lilian U Thompson
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Nutr Cancer 54:184-201. 2006
    ..The richest sources of specific phytoestrogens, including coumestrol, were identified. The database will improve phytoestrogen intake estimation in future epidemiological and clinical studies particularly in Western populations...
  31. ncbi request reprint Allergies are associated with reduced pancreas cancer risk: A population-based case-control study in Ontario, Canada
    Ayelet Eppel
    Familial Gastrointestinal Cancer Registry, Digestive Diseases Clinical Research Centre, Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Centre, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Cancer 121:2241-5. 2007
    ..29-0.63). There was no association observed between a history of asthma and pancreas cancer risk. Findings are of great importance to understanding the biological mechanisms involved in pancreas cancer development...
  32. ncbi request reprint The risk of breast cancer following reproductive surgery
    N Kreiger
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Canada
    Eur J Cancer 35:97-101. 1999
    ..There was no trend in risk with increasing follow-up. Our data support the hypothesis that reduced levels of endogenous oestrogen may be protective for breast cancer in women...
  33. pmc The association of tumor microsatellite instability phenotype with family history of colorectal cancer
    Bharati Bapat
    Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, and Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, University of Toronto, 60 Murray Street, Box 30, Toronto, M5T 3L9, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:967-75. 2009
    ..Familial risk associated with MSI-High tumors is primarily driven by the Amsterdam-criteria patients. MSI-Low tumors may represent a distinct subtype of colorectal cancer with respect to certain epidemiologic variables studied here...
  34. ncbi request reprint Benzodiazepines and risk for breast cancer
    Erika Halapy
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 16:632-6. 2006
    ..The study aim is to evaluate benzodiazepine use and risk for breast cancer in Ontario, Canada, by using a population-based case-control study design...
  35. ncbi request reprint Agreement between proxy- and case-reported information obtained using the self- administered Ontario Familial Colon Cancer Registry epidemiologic questionnaire
    Victoria Nadalin
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Research Unit, Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 24:1-8. 2003
    ..It is useful to collect proxy information on such variables as medical history, parity, colonic screening and vitamin use, whereas oral contraceptive use and previous weight are not well reported...
  36. ncbi request reprint Association between biallelic and monoallelic germline MYH gene mutations and colorectal cancer risk
    Marina E Croitoru
    Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1631-4. 2004
    ..These two MYH gene mutations may account for a substantial fraction of hereditary colorectal cancer...
  37. ncbi request reprint A population-based study of the extent of surgical resection of potentially curable colon cancer
    Alexandra M Easson
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:380-7. 2002
    ..Total abdominal colectomy with ileorectal anastomosis (TAC-IR) may be considered for young patients or those with a colorectal cancer family history to prevent metachronous lesions and facilitate surveillance...
  38. ncbi request reprint Genome-wide association scan identifies a colorectal cancer susceptibility locus on chromosome 8q24
    Brent W Zanke
    Cancer Care Ontario, 620 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1L7, Canada
    Nat Genet 39:989-94. 2007
    ..i.): 1.07-1.26; P = 5.05 x 10(-4)). A summary across all seven studies at the 8q24 locus was highly significant (OR = 1.17, c.i.: 1.12-1.23; P = 3.16 x 10(-11)). This locus has also been implicated in prostate cancer...
  39. ncbi request reprint Germ-line DNA copy number variation frequencies in a large North American population
    George Zogopoulos
    Sam Minuk Cancer Genetics and Biomarker Laboratories, Fred Litwin Centre for Cancer Genetics, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Toronto, Canada
    Hum Genet 122:345-53. 2007
    ..This North American population-based map will be a useful resource for future genetic studies...
  40. ncbi request reprint Results of the implementation of liquid-based cytology-SurePath in the Ontario screening program
    Terence J Colgan
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cancer 102:362-7. 2004
    ..The objective of the current study was to evaluate the adequacy and detection rates of SurePath after its implementation in Ontario...
  41. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric disorders and use of mental health services by Ontario women
    Sarah Frise
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Can J Psychiatry 47:849-56. 2002
    ..To describe the lifetime prevalence of selected psychiatric disorders in Ontario women and to compare these estimates with use of mental health resources...
  42. ncbi request reprint Exogenous hormones and colorectal cancer risk in Canada: associations stratified by clinically defined familial risk of cancer
    Peter T Campbell
    Prosserman Centre for Health Research, Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 18:723-33. 2007
    ..This work assessed associations between colorectal cancer risk and postmenopausal/contraceptive hormones; subgroup analyses included women with a clinically defined family history of cancer...
  43. ncbi request reprint Use of antidepressant medications and the possible association with breast cancer risk. A review
    Saira Bahl
    Division of Preventive Oncology, Cancer Care Ontario, Canada
    Psychother Psychosom 72:185-94. 2003
    ..While there is no question about the usefulness of these medications, it is important to review animal and epidemiologic studies that have evaluated the association between antidepressant medication use and the risk of breast cancer...
  44. doi request reprint Association between frequency and intensity of recreational physical activity and epithelial ovarian cancer risk by age period
    Nancy Carnide
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Eur J Cancer Prev 18:322-30. 2009
    ..In conclusion, strenuous recreational activity early in life may increase the risk of ovarian cancer, whereas more recent recreational activity may reduce the risk...
  45. ncbi request reprint The use of herbal and other non-vitamin, non-mineral supplements among pre- and post-menopausal women in Ontario
    Katayoon Pakzad
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 98:383-8. 2007
    ..Ontario women were surveyed about their use of NVNM supplements, including those for women's health, and characteristics associated with use were examined...
  46. ncbi request reprint Excess body weight and colorectal cancer risk in Canada: associations in subgroups of clinically defined familial risk of cancer
    Peter T Campbell
    Cancer Prevention, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, M4 B402, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1735-44. 2007
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Soy formula and breast cancer risk
    Beatrice A Boucher
    Epidemiology 19:165-6. 2008
  48. ncbi request reprint Colon Cancer Family Registry: an international resource for studies of the genetic epidemiology of colon cancer
    Polly A Newcomb
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA 98109 1024, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:2331-43. 2007
    ..Family studies have served as a cornerstone of genetic research on colorectal cancer...
  49. doi request reprint Hormone-related supplements and breast cancer risk: need for improved measurement of supplement use
    Beatrice A Boucher
    Int J Cancer 123:2465-6; author reply 2467-8. 2008
  50. ncbi request reprint Risk of colorectal cancer in monoallelic and biallelic carriers of MYH mutations: a population-based case-family study
    Mark A Jenkins
    Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:312-4. 2006
    ....